From robots that vacuum your floor to those that can cook you dinner or perform surgery, robotics plays an important part in our lives. Learning how to program, design, and maybe even compete with a robot you’ve built may sound daunting to some, but Girl Scouts know that robotics success is within their reach!
Whether you’re gazing up at the twinkling stars from a blanket, peering at the rings of Saturn through a telescope, or marveling at images of distant galaxies taken by spacecraft, space sparks wonder and curiosity in everyone. Here are some tips on how to take advantage of our new Space Science badges!
Wondering why cybersecurity is such an important subject for girls to learn, or feeling nervous about leading the charge on a subject you might not know too much about? In the November STEM webinar, Muoi Tran Landivar, Security Awareness and Education Lead at Palo Alto Networks spoke about the new badges, and why they are so valuable to Girl Scouts and parents alike.
Cybersecurity, robotics, space science and beyond! In the past two years, GSUSA has released over 50 new STEM badges, and the Council STEM Staff is providing monthly STEM webinars to walk members through them!
Girl Scouts has released tons of new badges, Journeys, and programs to help girls explore science, math, technology, and engineering. Our goal is simple: to let girls know that STEM is for them. We’ll decode the 4 STEM Outcomes and see how leaders and volunteers can encourage girls to explore and thrive in STEM.
Do you want to encourage your girls to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), but feel intimidated because you’re not an expert? Here are 5 easy tips from our STEM Program team to help you feel more confident in your own ability as you lead your girls in STEM activities and discussions.
Design may sound useful in art, but it’s just as important for STEM! Get your girls to start thinking like engineers as they practice the design process and take their cookie booths to the next level.
At Girl Scouts of Northern California, we believe opportunity and experiences are the greatest gifts of all. Whether you are searching for the perfect gift for that proud Girl Scout in your life or you want to give back and help support the next generation of Girl Scouts, our 2017 gift guide has something for everyone.
Fun patches are one of our most popular items in our GSNorCal retail stores. With no specific requirements, they’re the perfect way to spark new ideas to help facilitate girl-led activities! In this post, our Director of Retail, Cambria, shares a few of her favorite new fun patches.
New Journeys and badges are rolling out this summer at Girl Scouts of Northern California, and we want you to be among the first to get the exciting details!
When temperatures tease the hundreds, that summer sun can be unbearable and not everyone likes hiking around in the heat or splashing in a swimming pool. Stay cool and keep your girl’s mind active on those summer days when she just doesn’t want to be outside with these 10 indoor activities!
It’s not everyday that you have the chance to see a remarkable space phenomenon. Explore the world of space science and prepare for the eclipse on August 21, 2017 with these awesome facts and resources!